Artists from the greater metropolitan area will be at the Torpedo Factory Art Center
tomorrow – Saturday, August 23, 2014 @ 10:00 AM to sell and swap their gently used art supplies, tools, materials and ephemera for sale or trade during the 2nd Annual Artist Material Market.
The Torpedo Factory is located at 105 North Union Street in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. For more information on this event, visit this link.
I was looking for something else for our Flashback Friday post when I came across this fantastic speech by President Harry S. Truman (who was raised Presbyterian) at Westminster Presbyterian Church located in the Cameron Mills area of Alexandria. President Truman spoke during the cornerstone laying of the church Sanctuary on November 23, 1952.
For more information on the history of Westminster Presbyterian, visit this link.
Via Twitter, the wait staff at King Street Blues in Old Town Alexandria completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and also donated $700 toward the cause. They challenged Austin Grill, Columbia Firehouse and Jackson 20 who now have 24 hours.
There are dozens of homes for sale with open houses in Alexandria, Virginia scheduled for this weekend, August 23-24, 2014. You can view them at this link. Rentals with open houses are at this link.
Looking for a home in the Alexandria, Virginia area? Click this link to see the area’s best homes for sale and for rent with our listings.
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While you slept, showered, shaved, and got your Starbucks, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.
ICYMI – Via WUSA9 (video below), in Alexandria, Virginia 75 years ago, African Americans were not even allowed to use the public library. Yesterday the city paid tribute to the five men who put their own bodies on the line to change that.
The Southern Towers Farmers Market vendors provide the best in local, national, international and exotic produce. The Farmer’s Market is located at 4901 Seminary Road in the Seminary Hill/Beauregard neighborhood. The market starts early @ 700 AM.
Eat Fresh…Be Healthy!
For more community events, visit our community events calendar. Do you have an event you’d like to add? Email me at this link.